Q2 – Corporate Recruiters Newsletter Summer 2016
A Welcome, an Update and an Announcement
Corporate Recruiters’ exclusive focus on the tech industries should make us a good barometer of tech industry health. Overall, B.C.’s tech industries are in terrific shape and growing at a healthy rate. Areas to look out for include currency exchange, talent availability, and immigration.
Stock Options as Compensation
The issuance of incentive stock options in lieu of payment in cash continues to be an attractive means for technology companies to compensate their workforce, especially when available cash resources are tight or need to be reinvested in the business.
IT Talent Wars
There is an outright battle being waged for IT-related talent in B.C. And recruiting and retaining IT talent is such a significant key to success that many organizations have dedicated a larger spend every year in an effort to bridge the talent gap.